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Chapter 10. Working with System Informat... > Setting the Version Using the SETVER...

Setting the Version Using the SETVER Command

When a new version of DOS is released, some time passes before software manufacturers can upgrade popular applications programs to take full advantage of DOS's new features. Many programs ask the operating system to tell them which version of DOS the computer is running. If a program does not recognize the version of DOS in memory, it might refuse to run. One or more of your applications, therefore, might refuse to run because they have not been certified by the manufacturer to run properly with DOS 6.22.

You can get a reluctant program to run under DOS 6.22 in two ways:


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